Area golf courses are not only still open for business; several report that the number of rounds being played has increased. For most area courses, one can make tee times online and at the same time learn about any modifications or restrictions regarding play.
If the March winds are indicators, prepare for some serious April showers. The winds, the golf course and Clear Creek were big winners in the District 24-6A Preview/Wildcat Invitational tournament last weekend at Moody Gardens Golf Course.
Golf courses are getting longer. Golfers are hitting the ball farther than ever before. Golf balls are getting longer-and smarter. Golf clubs are becoming engineering works of art. Longer, farther, higher, faster-and smarter. And my cardiologist says that if I follow a certain regimen, I wil…
Chris Kirk is a successful professional golfer who has earned more money than most of us will earn in a lifetime. Count your blessings if you have banked more than his $18 million. He won four times on the PGA Tour in a span of four years and in 2015 was 16th in the world rankings.
A later in life introduction to playing the game of golf morphed into an interest in club making around 2004 for Louis Stephenson.
The Tournament of Champions is first up, with Xander Schauffele the reigning champion. The Sony Open is Jan. 9-12 (Matt Kuchar) is next, and then the old guys on the Champions Tour tee up Jan. 16-18 for the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, where defending titleholder Tom Lehman is sure to wear a flowered shirt.
Santa Claus is surely going to reward area high school golfers for their efforts this fall; as they head toward the Christmas break, visions of sugar plums, eagles and birdies are surely dancing in their heads. And maybe a new driver or putter.